AACP Board


Kenneth Minkoff, M.D.

Hunter L. McQuistion, M.D.Kenneth Minkoff, M.D. is a board-certified psychiatrist with a certificate of additional qualifications in addiction psychiatry; a dedicated community psychiatrist, and currently is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a senior systems consultant for ZiaPartners in San Rafael, CA... He is recognized as one of the nation's leading experts on integrated treatment of individuals with co-occurring psychiatric and substance disorders, and on the development of integrated systems of care for such individuals, through the implementation of a national consensus best practice model for systems design: the Comprehensive Continuous Integrated System of Care (CCISC), referenced in SAMHSA's Report to Congress on Co-occurring Disorders (2002).

In addition, Dr. Minkoff is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Community Psychiatrists (AACP)., and is chair of the Health Care Policy Committee Combining his expertise in dual diagnosis and managed care, Dr. Minkoff was panel chair for CMHS Managed Care Initiative report entitled: Co-occurring Psychiatric and Substance Disorders in Managed Care Systems: Standards of Care, Practice Guidelines, Workforce Competencies and Training Curricula (1998) (See www.med.upenn.edu/cmhpsr).

Dr. Minkoff 's major professional activity is the provision of training and consultation on clinical services and systems design for individuals and families with mental health and substance use disorders. With his consulting partner, Christie A. Cline, MD, MBA (former Medical Director for the Behavioral Health Services Division of the New Mexico Department of Health), Dr. Minkoff has developed a systems change toolkit for CCISC implementation (www.zialogic.org). Dr. Minkoff and/or Dr. Cline are currently providing (or have provided) consultation for CCISC implementation in over 35 states and 4 Canadian provinces, working with every aspect of state level systems, county level systems, tribal entities, and providers of all types.

Kenneth Minkoff, M.D.
100 Powdermill Road, PMB 319
Acton, MA 01720
Email:  Kminkov@aol.com